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Fire Danger


In the city limits of Cottage Grove and Creswell

Calls For Aid

 Year      Fire         EMS        Total 

 2014      453          3030       3483

 2015      481          3219       3700

 2016      440          3228       3668

 2017      465          3408       3873

 2018      406          3651       4057

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South Lane County Fire and Rescue Board of Directors accepted Fire Chief Dean Creech’s resignation last night, with an effective date of June 20th, 2014. Chief Creech said “My departure is based on a family decision, and in no way reflects any issues within the District. The District is fiscally sound, the Board of Directors and the staff are insuring service is delivered at a high level”.

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South Lane County Fire & Rescue would like to recognize and congratulate Captain Steve Thoreson on his recent retirement. Captain Thoreson has been a South Lane firefighter for close to 30 years.

One of South Lane County Fire & Rescue’s engineers also recently accepted a position with another agency.

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Thank you to everyone who showed up for the Firefighter Stairclimb Pancake Breakfast! 

A total of $2000 was raised Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Career and volunteer personnel from South Lane County Fire & Rescue responded to eighty-seven winter storm related emergencies during a seventy-two hour period this past weekend. The fire district normally averages nine emergency responses a day. The majority of the calls were attributed to non-injury motor vehicle accidents and downed power lines.

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Five of our career and volunteer firefighters will be participating in this year's Scott Firefighter Stairclimb. This annual event is where participants race up 69 flights of stairs in full fire gear and SCBA. This will take place in the Columbia Center located in Seattle, Washington on March 9th, 2014.

Please help us support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by making a donation to our team here. Any amount would be greatly appreciated, and will help in the fight against blood cancer. If you are unable to donate, positive thoughts and good luck wishes help too!

Please let us know if you have difficulty donating online as there are other avenues available.

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233 Harrison Ave
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
tel: (541) 942-4493
fax: (541) 942-3367

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